Duke advances to Sweet 16 after 87-62 rout of Rhode Island

19 Mar, 2018

After all that experience, most players and coaches say, they're not freshmen anymore. Carter played just 24 minutes on the day. Duke's Leaonna Odom led her team to a win with a team-high 25 points. The two big men have combined to convert from 3-point range at an efficient 40.8 percent clip. "We just needed to get a couple more stops, and maybe the outcome of the game would have changed".

'Beast from the East Two' will arrive in Powys on Sunday

19 Mar, 2018

A spokesperson said: "A spell of snow will move west across many parts of southwest Britain on Saturday night and Sunday". By this afternoon, most of England will be hit with wintry conditions which are set to continue across the weekend and ruin any plans you had for St Patrick's Day.

Bottled water with microplastics on sale in Portugal

18 Mar, 2018

Previous research by Orb Media has found plastic particles in tap water , too, but on a smaller scale. Mumbai :The state university of NY had conducted a survey on bottled water worldwide, including India. Abigail Barrows, who carried out the research for Story of Stuff in her laboratory in ME, said there were several possible routes for the plastics to be entering the bottles.

'Altaf Bukhari denies reports of taking charge of finance minister'

15 Mar, 2018

The role of Drabu had become extremely crucial for the negotiations between PDP and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership before government formation in the state. Drabu has been in the eye of a storm after his remark at a function in Delhi that Kashmir "isn't a political issue". "Irony of the whole matter is that when people like Drabu had to seek votes they use Kashmir issue to befool the common masses and as soon as they reach the so called throne they start vetoing the majority ...

Johns ranked healthiest county in Florida

15 Mar, 2018

Orange County improved from being ranked 23rd in health outcomes and 24th in health factors past year to 21st in health outcomes and 17th in health factors . The report showed 36 percent of Putnam County children live in poverty, while only 26 percent do in Union. "It's going to take some pretty significant kind of policy level changes for those to get better".

China scraps two-term limit, makes Xi Jinping president for life

12 Mar, 2018

US President Donald Trump was criticised by some commentators for seeming to approve of Mr Xi's unlimited rule, saying on Monday: "President for life". Officials have said the abolishing of the presidential term limits is aimed only at bringing the office of the president in line with Xi's other positions atop the Communist Party and the Central Military Commission, which do not impose term limits.

Aadhar not mandatory for NEET 2018 says Supreme Court

09 Mar, 2018

The UIDAI's remarks came on a plea challenging the decision of CBSE seeking mandatorily the Aadhaar number or Aadhaar enrolment number from students who are aspiring to take up the NEET 2018 examination. Although not officially stated, there are indications that the deadline could be extended till May 31 or even beyond as the hearing of the case may go on for another month.

Aus, Timor-Leste sign maritime border treaty

09 Mar, 2018

The Timor-Leste and Australian governments have signed the new maritime boundary agreement whereby the border will be at a midway point between the two countries, meaning improved terms for Timor-Leste. Timorese minister Agio Pereira said his country was reluctant to be the test case in an unproven procedure. "If foreign investors can see that Timor can manage successfully a complex industry downstream, building a platform, a pipeline and an energy plant, they will trust that we can do much ...

Trump faces pushback on tariffs but says he won't back down

07 Mar, 2018

Calls for duties on steel and aluminum are nothing new. The source also suggested the U.S.is anxious to conclude the trade negotiations. The group says in a letter to Trump that the administration should address a glut of Chinese aluminum and target China and other countries that have a history of circumventing trade rules.

3rd ODI: England hold nerve to beat New Zealand by four runs

05 Mar, 2018

The game came down to the final ball, when Williamson, who needed to hit a six, was unable to muster a response to Woakes' final delivery the hosts finished on 230, granting England a series advantage for the first time. Kane Williamson - 10/10 - An unbelievable, almost game-winning innings from Williamson. It is located in New Zealand . Williamson, however, got a couple, running quickly between the wickets.

Centre gives nod for CBI inquiry in SSC paper leak

05 Mar, 2018

Surjewala said the question paper was again leaked when the examination took place on February 21 and so the students are justified to demand the entire examination de novo. Anna Hazare joined the protests against the SSC examination paper leaks on Sunday, March 4 2018. They have been protesting against the leak since then and demanded a detailed CBI probe into the matter.

Source of Listeriosis outbreak confirmed

05 Mar, 2018

We await confirmation of the strain testing to confirm the strain. "We have sent samples to an external laboratory to test for the strain and should receive the results tomorrow (Monday)". Pick n Pay, along with other supermarket chains, has acted swiftly to withdraw all products from Enterprise and RCL from its shelves. Both polony samples tested positive for the bacteria that causes listeriosis, Listeria monocytogenes.

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games mascots are unveiled

02 Mar, 2018

A total of 205,755 classes from 16,769 elementary schools, including global schools and Japanese schools overseas, participated in the selection process . The selection process involving schoolchildren was introduced to get students enthusiastic about the games while also ensuring transparency. The list was narrowed down to three by experts and voted for by school students across the nation.

West Bromwich Albion keep hold of manager Alan Pardew

01 Mar, 2018

Pardew said with regard to what had been heard from the fans: "We have to accept that and move on, and that is what we will do". "There are fixtures that are more winnable than others and maybe our advantage is that we're so calm and so clear in our head".

Dozens of Nigerian schoolgirls still unaccounted for after attack

26 Feb, 2018

She said the United States extended its condolences to the students and the families affected by the attacks and also expressed its concerns that some of the students were still not accounted for. Alhaji Makinta Liman, father of three girls abducted alongside other girls, accused the governor and the Nigerian Army of being careless about the safety and wellbeing of Nigerian children, especially those under their watch.

E-cigarette vapors contain toxic chemicals, study finds

25 Feb, 2018

Significant amounts of lead and other toxic metals leak from some heating coils in e-cigarettes and contaminate aerosols that the user inhales, a new study suggests. The refill e-liquid also detected significant levels of arsenic. Most importantly, the scientists showed that the metal contamination carried over to the aerosols produced by heating the e-liquids.

MPs back opt-out organ donor scheme for England

24 Feb, 2018

MPs heard that about 1,000 people die every year while waiting for a transplant and England had some of the lowest rates of consent for organ donation in western Europe. "So, in effect, preventing one third of available organs from being used". The Scottish government is also moving forward with plans to make organ donation an opt-out system.

Flu shots could help prevent heart attack

22 Feb, 2018

In San Diego County, the high number of flu deaths is also due to the County's broad surveillance and use of reporting systems that provide fast and detailed results. After the first dose of FLUMIST QUADRIVALENT, 23% of children vaccinated with the 2017-2018 H1N1 LAIV strain developed a 4-fold antibody rise, compared to 5% with the 2015-2016 H1N1 LAIV strain.

Low-carb or low-fat debate - it might be a draw

22 Feb, 2018

Researchers found that both diets can work - but also that they can't. He said the most important message of the study was that a "high quality diet" produced substantial weight loss and that the percentage of calories from fat or carbs did not matter, which is consistent with other studies, including many that show that eating healthy fats and carbs can help prevent heart disease, diabetes and other diseases.

Quake, magnitude 6.1, shakes Mexico City

21 Feb, 2018

People, who fled their buildings after an natural disaster alarm sounded, stand in a street in the Roma Norte neighborhood in Mexico City . No one was killed during last week's quake, but a military helicopter carrying officials assessing its damage crashed, killing 13 people and injuring a further 15.

Scientists Have Developed A 90% Accurate Blood Test To Detect Autism

20 Feb, 2018

Dr. Naila Rabbani at the University of Warwick and lead author of the study said that the discovery could lead to "earlier diagnosis and intervention". The outcome was a diagnostic test better than any method now available, the researchers said. The researchers looked for chemical differences in the urine and blood samples of 38 autistic and 31 non-autistic children, all of whom were between five and 12 years old.

Florida shooting: No progress on gun control

18 Feb, 2018

The president told the officers that while at the hospital he met a female victim who had been shot four times, including in the lung. "Incredible job and everybody is talking about it". But Florida Governor Rick Scott nevertheless called for the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief to step down, saying the failure to act was "unacceptable".

Browns now have another free agent option in quarterback AJ McCarron

17 Feb, 2018

McCarron argued the Bengals should have activated him from the non-football (NFI) injury list during training camp in 2014, his rookie season. "It was just business", McCarron told Hobson, referring to the grievance he filed last season that sent his case to arbitration.

Ex-teacher from the Bronx, brother accused of making bombs in apartment

17 Feb, 2018

Christian Toro and Tyler Toro "knowingly made firearms" and aided and abetted in the making of firearms at their home in the Bronx from about October 2017 to February of this year, according to a criminal complaint filed in the Southern District of NY.

AAP makes lofty promises as it enters fourth year in power

16 Feb, 2018

Listing important projects for the coming financial year, Mr. Kejriwal said: "There will be massive investment in roads". A good samaritan policy, Mr Kejriwal said, has been prepared by the Delhi Government for those who meet with an accident on roads.

Arrested Indian Mujahideen Terrorist Was Married To Nepali

15 Feb, 2018

Khan, who was linked to serial blasts in UP, Gujarat, Delhi and had escaped during the Batla House encounter, was on the run for a decade. He is also wanted in five different cases involving bomb blasts at various cities. A team immediately moved to the area and laid a trap. This is the story of Batla House encounter, which has remained mired in controversy since then.

A Second Court Blocked Trump's Bid to End DACA

14 Feb, 2018

Roughly seven months into his term, Trump called for the program's end saying it was unconstitutionally established by President Barack Obama in 2012. Trump previous year announced his plan to end DACA, the policy that allowed undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children to stay in the country, effective March 5.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang boasts better record against Tottenham than Arsenal legends

10 Feb, 2018

Though it was the last 10 minutes, with Victor Wanyama's wonder strike, Mohamed Salah's solo effort and the tale of Harry Kane's two penalties that dominated the headlines, there must have been a part of Pochettino that was disappointed in only getting a draw.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) To Release Earnings

08 Feb, 2018

Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD ) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. It has underperformed by 2.46% the S&P500. A 5 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 1 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NYSE:AYI) or, if they already own its stock, sell it.

Winter weather advisory issued for Cumberland County Sunday

06 Feb, 2018

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